By Nellie Andreeva. A former race car driver, Cliff Steele was in a horrific accident that left his body uninhabitable. Niles Caulder and he lives on in a powerful robotic body.
While excitement was already high for a live-action TV show, based upon the Teen Titans comics, a lot of recent press has surrounded another superhero team coming to TV. From there on, it's possible the misfits heroes could return, but if nothing else, their first appearance looks to feature a number of classic characters. Though his means are unorthodox, he's helped each of the team's members come to grips with their unusual abilities, and his group should provide an interesting contrast to the Titans.
The Doom Patrol is a superhero group dedicated to stopping the evil organization, Brotherhood of Evil. Since the day it was formed, the Doom Patrol dedicated themselves to stopping the Brotherhood of Evil from taking over the world. Their continuous efforts made them well known throughout the world, and this eventually attracted the attention of a young super powered orphan named Beast Boy who sought to join them in order to make a name for himself.
The Mummy actor Brendan Fraser will voice the superhero, otherwise known as Cliff Steele, and appear as him in flashback scenes, Deadline reports. Riley Shanahan will play the physical performance of Robotman on stage in costume. Here's the official character description: "A former race car driver, Cliff Steele was in a horrific accident that left his body uninhabitable.
The exact origins of Robot Man remain unrevealed in the animated series. At some point, his human brain was transplanted into a large and powerful robotic body due to a past accident; in this respect, he shares much in common with Cyborg of the Teen Titans. During one of the Doom Patrol's latest expeditions against the Brotherhood of Evil in the Amazon jungle, Robot Man and his teammates were ambushed and defeated.
By creating an account, you verify that you are at least 13 years of age, and have read and agree to the Comicbook. Filming is underway on the first spinoff series from DC Universe, bringing the weird team of superheroes to life in Doom Patrol. Now we have a better look at Brendan Fraser's character of Robotman, the team's mainstay and arguably its most prominent heavy hitter.
During the preview tag for Episode 4 of the gritty take on the teen superheroes, audiences got glimpses at Elasti-Girl, Robotman, and Negative Man in all their true-to-comic glory. Raven is going through a lot, to say the least, with her demonic dad attempting to gain access to this world. Otherworldliness is nothing new to these guys, it seems.
He is best known as a member of the Doom Patrolbeing the only character to appear in every version of the team since he, and the team, were introduced together in June Robotman has appeared in numerous cartoon television shows and films. Robotman made his first live adaptation as a guest star on the Titans television series for DC Universe played by Jake Michaels.
Putting the pedal to the metal, DC's upcoming live-action Titans has cast its version of Robotman. Under the alias of Robotman, Cliff Steele was a founding member of the Doom Patrol, so it wasn't much of a stretch to guess that he would play a part somewhere in an upcoming storyline. Geoff Johns previously confirmed that the fan-favourite team would make an appearance in Titansand ComicBook.